SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 45, Pot 4
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown (10YR 5/2)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.6 mm, rim; 8.2 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved continuous scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones consist of large hatched triangles. A white clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Burial 45, Pot 4, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 45, Pot 4, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 543.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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